1 W.A.G.S People

Over 6,000 personnel were trained as Wireless Operators/Air Gunners and Navigators at 1 W.A.G.S Ballarat during WW2. Approximately 20% of the trainees were killed in Action or on Active Service. Each trainee has a Profile Page with the following information - Killed or Discharged, Service History and where known a 1 W.A.G.S. Course number. Many profile pages include photos and notes regarding Operations, Squadrons,Theatres of War and P.O.W Status.

138 confirmed trainees became P.O.W with 30 listed as dying in captivity.

Below are photos of 1 W.A.G.S. trainees who later served in the RAAF and were KILLED during WW2.

GREEN Garnham FrederickJONES Edward KennionJONES Trevor William RobertSCHELDT Vernon JohnLANDSBERG James William

The following Names in alphabetical order are of those airmen who were both Discharged and Killed.

Name
Service No.
Status
Rank
Operations
PABST, William Albert
436599
Discharged
Sergeant
PACKER, William James
415819
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PACKHAM, Keith
436776
Killed (POW)
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War Tomohon North Celebes
PADGETT, Norman Gunn
408148
Discharged
Flying Officer
PADGHAM, Douglas Neil
431111
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PAECH, Bruce Vaughton
416188
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Halmaheras
PAGE, Archie Flexmore
408164
Discharged
Flying Officer
PAGE, Frederick James
427018
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PAGE, Kenneth George
406951
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident off Western Australian Coast
PAGE, Leland Ivor
407157
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PAGE, Ross Norman
427932
Discharged
Flying Officer
PAIGE, Edward John
434594
Discharged
Flying Officer
PAIN, Bryden Melrose
409217
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PALEY, Clifford Arnold
437154
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PALFRAMAN, Alexander John Shelton
119808
Discharged
Flying Officer
PALMER, David Edward
438478
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PALMER, John Harley
12055
Discharged
Flying Officer
PALMER, Ronald Ernest
430398
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PALMER, Roy William
427779
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PALMER, Stanley John Fielding
415677
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Stuttgart Germany
Palmer, Alan Pringle
449631
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PANKHURST, George Wilfred
434954
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PANNELL, Colin Elliot
407301
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARAMOR, Denzil Victor
441257
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARK, George Laurie
418562
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle New Guinea area
PARKER, Alaric
406867
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKER, Edwin James
428504
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKER, Geoffrey Goodhand
427933
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.target Danube River between Panosova and Grocka Yugoslavia
PARKER, Herbert Gordon
408591
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Vansittart Bay Australia
PARKER, John Charles
430937
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARKER, John Morton
418764
Discharged
Flying Officer
PARKER, Keith Douglas
444567
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARKER, Keith Frederick
436564
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKER, Keith Hamilton
415737
Discharged
Sergeant
PARKER, Keith Rex
408106
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
PARKER, Leslie Samuel
436874
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKER, Stanley James
449209
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARKIN, Stanley Alfred
436657
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKINSON, Errol
440617
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PARKINSON, George Albert
442709
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKINSON, Ralph Edmund
436343
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARKS, James
444144
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARKS, John Frederick
419212
Discharged
Flying Officer
PARMITER, John William
417108
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARR, Donald Howard
427139
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARR, Stanley Robert
28727
Discharged
Flying Officer
PARRY, Daniel William
419582
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARRY, Ernest Arthur
436658
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Dortmund Germany
PARRY, Leo William
429766
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PARRY, Milton Francis
442017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PARRY, Phillip Douglas
428505
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PARSLOE, Ronald Henry
415821
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PARSONS, Charles James Silas
408089
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
PARSONS, Ronald Marcel
408592
Discharged
Flying Officer
PARTRIDGE, Garth Selby
443793
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PARTRIDGE, Roderic Flinders
433620
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PASCOE, Gordon Keith
437156
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Yugoslavia
PASCOE, Joseph
419808
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PASCOE, Gregory Howard
412071
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PASHLEY, Frank Edwin
441450
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PASHLEY, John Neville
445801
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PASSEY, Richard Frank
423481
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PATCH, David Nicholson
453094
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
PATERSON, Alastair Semple Burns
406461
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
PATERSON, David Alastair
427726
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Lost on operations target Nevers Marshalling Yards France
PATERSON, Donald Randall
431671
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PATERSON, Frederick Samuel
442657
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PATERSON, James Millar
404301
Discharged
Flying Officer
PATERSON, Ronald Peter
416279
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PATISON, Lindsay Ernest Charles
431821
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PATON, Alan Franklin
400512
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Bulgaria
PATON, James Alexander
404302
Discharged
Corporal
PATTEN, Burnett
450123
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PATTEN, Evan Charles
409437
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Target Dortmund Ems Canal
PATTERSON, Alexander Wallace
436479
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PATTERSON, Robert George
427042
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PATTERSON, Sydney Irvine
62163
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PATTERSON, William Allan
33219
Discharged
Corporal
PATTERSON, Charles Forbes
401048
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed air ops. Tapini Papua New Guinea
PATTISON, Albert James
434473
Discharged
Flying Officer
PATULLO, James
431905
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PAUL, Charles Brian
449388
Discharged
Sergeant
PAULL, Anthony John
444260
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PAULL, Maurice Gilbert
400680
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PAULL, Ronald Joseph
415912
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air battle Germany
PAVEY, Kevin Ambrose
430939
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Russelsheim near Frankfurt Germany
PAWLSON, Leslie Frederick
17605
Discharged
Sergeant
PAWSON, Keith Curry
417666
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PAXMAN, Francis Daniel
429784
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PAYNE, Eugene Ernest
443820
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PAYNE, Joseph Henry
406150
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops Sumatra
PAYNE, Lionel Kenneth
68439
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PAYNE, Malcolm Henry
417512
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Culmont, France
PAYNE, Stanley Wilfred
406537
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
PAYNTER, Kenneth John
413029
Discharged
Flying Officer
PEACE, Alfred Aris
408007
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PEACH, Lancelot Wingate
417721
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEACHEY, Kenneth Cavalier
436272
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEACOCK, George Ronald
432691
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PEAKE, Harold Mervyn
431209
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PEAKE, Leonard George
416453
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PEARCE, Arthur
406868
Killed
Pilot Officer
Killed air accident Nth Lagena off Azores Islands
PEARCE, Arthur Edgar
427020
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARCE, Charles Gilbert
400566
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PEARCE, Frederick George
416605
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARCE, Gordon Frank
442692
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARCE, Kenneth Gard
416228
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France
PEARCE, Kevin Tudor
430192
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARCE, Leonard Ancliff
401049
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. From the UK Sicily
PEARCE, Philip John
427934
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Revigny Sur Ornain France
PEARCE, Ronald Evennett
403034
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PEARCE, Royce Alfred
417880
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARSE, Lawrence Wilfred
406550
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany
PEARSON, Rodney Wesley
415823
Discharged
Flying Officer
PEART, Leonard Henry
416063
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental [air crash] Bundaberg, QLD Australia
PEDDER, Douglas
416513
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PEDDIE, Alan Philip
436663
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEDERICK, Maxwell James
416189
Discharged
Flying Officer
PEDLER, William Theodore
416608
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From Australia enermy fire from Gasmata
PEDLOW, Reginald Eric
37653
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEGGS, Robert James
415913
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. Orleans France
PEGLER, Mervyn George
441398
Discharged
Wing Commander
PEGRUM, Neil McLeod
441425
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PEIPER, Leonard William
410254
Discharged
Flying Officer
PEIRCE, Edgar Craig
415282
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PELL, Neville John
438713
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PEMBER, Herbert Thomas Urquhart
406151
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEMBER, William Stanley
436134
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PENDER, Harold Arthur (O52884)
415178
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PENDER, Joseph James
400182
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
PENDLEBURY, James
428531
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PENGILLY, Hugh Percival
416991
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PENGLASE, Arrol Ainslie
407828
Discharged
Flying Officer
PENGLASE, John Maurice
417408
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PENHALL, Frank Leonard
407829
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PENNA, Leslie Pearce
19844
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PENNY, Albert Leon
415548
Discharged
Flying Officer
PENNY, Walter Lindsay
428550
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PENNYFIELD, Stewart Maxwell
442393
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEPPER, Arnold William
436045
Discharged
Flying Officer
PEPPER, Francis Laurence
417881
Killed
Flying Officer
Air accident near Ferrytown Dononoch Firth Sutherland Scotland
PEPPERELL, Albert John
406309
Discharged
Flying Officer
PERCIVAL, Neil Gordon
444962
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PERDRIAU, John Henry
401319
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PERKINS, Alfred Robert
407035
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PERKINS, Frank King
427727
Discharged
Pilot Officer
PERKINS, Richard Clarence
416031
Discharged
Flying Officer
PERKINS, William Arthur
438294
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PERRIAM, Howard Alan
417513
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flight accident Skelton, north of York, England
PERRIN, Graeme William Henry
430877
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PERRIN, John
406869
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PERRINGNON, Theodore Francis
400567
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PERRY, George Frederick
406462
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action Flying battle Sembawang Malaysia
PERRY, Raymond Roy
419588
Discharged
Sergeant
PERRY, Stacey Gregory
8619
Discharged
Flying Officer
PERRY, Thomas Gordon
407739
Discharged
Flying Officer
PERRY, Wilbert John
418010
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PERRY, Geoffrey Arnold
427728
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
PETCH, David William
437040
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Arafura Sea
PETCH, Francis Noel Miller
419537
Discharged
Flying Officer
PETERS, Brian Victor
442729
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PETERS, Norman George
404597
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental East Africa
PETERS, Kenneth William McIntosh
407872
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PETERSEN, Peter Sydney
401942
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PETERSON, Ronald
441339
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PETERSON, Victor George Francis
439787
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
PETHERICK, Kenneth Athol John
436775
Discharged
Aircraftman
PETHERICK, Kingsley Boyd
416281
Discharged
Flying Officer
PETSCHEL, Victor Edward
437562
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe target Bohlen Germany
PETTIT, James Frank
427935
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Brisbane QLD
PETTY, John Bates
450262
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PFITZNER, Desmond David
417111
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PHELPS, Kenneth Ross
407107
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle India
PHELPS, Nevell Joseph
429127
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PHELPS, Philip John
416397
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PHILIPSON, Ernest John
418299
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From U.K target Stuttgart
PHILLIPS, Allen Harry
441249
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PHILLIPS, Everard John
415273
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.from the UK flying battle Germany
PHILLIPS, Frederick David
427257
Discharged
Flying Officer
PHILLIPS, Harold Arthur
407873
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea
PHILLIPS, John Herbert
406872
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PHILLIPS, John Keith Andrew
409586
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PHILLIPS, Keith Richard
436731
Discharged
Flying Officer
PHILLIPS, Lloyd Davey
437157
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PHILLIPS, Richard Stanley
417112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PHILP, Edward Jack
453014
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
PHILP, William Arthur
53677
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PHILPOT, John William
437355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PHOENIX, Claude Elton
416992
Discharged
Flying Officer
PICKEN, Charles Keith
417885
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PICKEN, Robert Alan
410011
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PICKERING, Phillip Douglas
416785
Discharged
Flying Officer
PICKETT, Francis Raymond
429997
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PICKETT, Herbert Aubrey
437541
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PICKFORD, Robert
416611
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
PICKHAVER, John Keith
416229
Discharged
Flying Officer
PIERCE, Thomas Joseph Noel
437441
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PIGOTT, John Michael Daniel
435178
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flight accident Kingaroy QLD
PIKE, Brian Edward
442506
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
PIKE, Corbie Oliver
424619
Discharged
Flying Officer

Acknowledgements

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